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Dr Chen V Lim

Dr Chen V Lim

Senior Lecturer in Accounting, Director of Education (Accounting)


+44 (0) 1392 724523

Streatham Court, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4PU, UK

Dr Chen Vui Lim is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Exeter. His teaching specialism is in Accounting and he has taught Accounting courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Prior to joining academia in 2000, Dr Lim undertook a MSc in Finance at Lancaster University and before that, worked as an auditor in one of the Big Four accountancy firms in the UK, where he qualified as a chartered accountant in 1997. Dr Lim completed a PhD in Accounting on a part time basis whilst teaching at the University of Exeter, and researched into the impact of managerial flexibility on accounting-based equity valuation. Although teaching is now his main responsibility, he retains a keen interest in the research of market-based accounting, financial reporting and analysis, and equity valuation.

Nationality: Malaysian

Administrative responsibilities

  • Director of Education (Accounting)
  • Accreditation Co-ordinator (with the Professional Accountancy Bodies)

Research clusters

Research interests

Dr Lim's main research areas are:

  • Market-based accounting research: the study of the relationship between capital market variables and accounting / financial measures
  • Equity valuation: the study of the process and methods of estimating the intrinsic and / or relative value of equity securities
  • Financial reporting and analysis: the study of the economics, principles, practices and economic effects of financial reporting.

External positions

  • Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales

Dr Lim is also involved in teaching the following subjects:

  • Financial accounting and reporting: which aims to provide relevant information about an entity that is useful to various interested parties in making economic decisions. It is a study of how accounting serves as an information system in business
  • Management accounting: which aims to provide managers with relevant information to plan, manage, and control their organisations at both operational and strategic levels
  • Financial analysis: the study of how financial information can be critically analysed and applied to various decision contexts